Reading maketh a full man.
Quote by Francis Bacon Sr
Studies serve for delight, for ornaments, and for ability.
A man that studieth revenge keeps his own wounds green.
If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end in doubts: but if he...
Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education; in the elder, a part...
I do not believe that any man fears to be dead, but only the stroke...
Write down the thoughts of the moment. Those that come unsought for are commonly the...
Envy is ever joined with the comparing of a man's self; and where there is...
Nature is often hidden, sometimes overcome, seldom extinguished.
A little philosophy inclineth man's mind to atheism, but depth in philosophy bringeth men's minds...
Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god
Knowledge is power.
The remedy is worse than the disease.
Revenge is a kind of wild justice.
Prosperity discovers vice, adversity discovers virtue.
Fame is like a river, that beareth up things light and swollen, and drowns things...
Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; adversity not without many comforts and hopes
Natural abilities are like natural plants, that need pruning by study; and studies themselves do...
Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; and adversity is not without comforts and...
Life has no smooth road for any of us; and in the bracing atmosphere of...
Adversity's sweet milk, philosophy
Be moderate in prosperity, prudent in adversity